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it is our best option by far. >> the united states and five world powers reach a breakthrough deal to limit iran's nuclear program, but the agreement could be derailed by congressional republicans. the terms today are not as bad as i had feared. they're much worse. >> the fbi arrest two new york women on terror charges accusing them of planning an attack similar to the boston marathon bombing. >> we prayed and prayed that you were still alive. >> and after being lost at sea for more than two months a wayward sailor is brought safely to shore. captioning funded by cbs this is the "cbs morning news" for friday, april 3rd, 2015.
this is the "cbs morning news" for friday, april 3rd, 2015. good morning. good to be with you. i'm anne-marie green. well, critics of the just agreed to framework of a deal to limit iran's nuclear program says it doesn't go far enough. six world powers including the united states and iran agreed to the breakthrough deal following months of negotiations. the goal now is to have a comprehensive agreement by june 30th. president obama says if implemented, the deal will make the world a safer place. >> if iran cheats, the world will know it. if we see something suspicious, we will inspect it. iran's past efforts to weaponize this program will be addressed. with this deal iran will face more inspections than any other country in the world. but israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu says the deal threatens israel's survival. he tweeted any deal must significantly roll back iran's nuclear capabilities and stop
its terrorism and aggression. mark albert is in washington with the details. mark, good morning. >> good morning, anne-marie. it was a true all-nighter. u.s. secretary of state john kerry and his iranian counter part haggled all through the night on the deal and made the announcement. president obama signed off and they called world leaders. >> united states together with our allies and partners has reached an historic understanding with iran. >> reporter: after hours of framing a deal to keep iran from nuclear weapons, president obama began to try to sell its plan to the skeptical ally israel. the president called prime minister benjamin netanyahu from "air force one." netanyahu filed off tweets. >> if he's looking for the most effective way to ensure iran doesn't get a nuclear weapon, this is the best option. >> reporter: the framework calls
for iran to decrease its number of working uranium nuclear centrifuges. their stockpiles would be neutralized. it opens them to u.n. inspections. in return crippling economic sanctions would be lifted after iran is compliant. >> we now have guaranteed access. if they don't provide it, the sanctions come back. >> reporter: the president also called leaders of both parties to try to keep them from passing new sanctions or from demanding congressional approval of the deal. republican senator tom cotton of arkansas remains skeptical. >> the only acceptable deal would be iran's nuclear disarmament. >> reporter: the president will begin briefing white house leaders next week. the bill is getting bipartisan acceptance in the senate. it would require congressional review of any final deal, which
could still collapse the next three months as all the final technical details are filled in. anne-marie? >> mark albert in washington, thank you, mark. well this morning there's a threat of severe weather from the southern plains to the ohio valley. powerful thunderstorms, large hail, damaging winds, and tornados are all a possibility. tornado watches are posted in arkansas and missouri. and late last night at least one tornado touched down in northeast oklahoma. some damage is reported, but so far no injuries. others were reported in kansas and missouri. two new york women are being held without bail for allegedly plotting a boston marathon-type terrorist attack in the u.s. the two women plemged their allegiance to the terrorist group. the lawyer for one of the women says she will plead not guilty. marlie hall reports. >> reporter: federal prosecutors say 28-year-old know well velentzas and 31-year-old asia
siddiqui planned to make bombs in the united states. they had instructions on how to turn things into bombs. velentzas talked about targeting cops and the military. >> this was a conspiracy that was undercut before it could turn into something dangerous. >> reporter: prosecutors say the women used the internet to irreparable car bombs like the one using during the 1993 attack at the world trade center, fertilizer bombs like the one used in the 1995 oklahoma city bombing, and pressure cooker bombs like those used in the 2013 marathon attacks. they praised the attack worshipped osama bin laden, and admitted they were citizens of the islamic state.
investigators say the women wanted to make history. siddiqui's lawyer says his climate will plead not guilty. >> i know it's a serious case, but we're going to fight it out in court. >> reporter: velentzas's attorney had no comment. if convicted they will spend life in prison. marlie hall, cbs news, brooklyn. this morning we're hearing more details about jet's deadly attack at a university in kenya. the somalia based extremist group al shabaab says it's behind the attack. four masked gunmen killed 147 people singled out single christian women at a college. they battled police for 13 hours. deborah patta reports. >> reporter: students were jolted away by the sound of gunfire as the gunmen shot their way past the university's main gate and stormed the dormitories. they tried indiscriminately at first before beginning a deadly
march from room to room demanding to know if those inside were muslim or christian. some christians were shot on the spot. terrified students tried to escape. >> we are hearing and seeing the gunshots, but we're not seeing the people themselves that are shooting at us. >> reporter: some students were taken hostage, but it is unclear how many. and many remain unaccounted for, possibly trapped inside college buildings. at least 65 were rushed to the hospital, mostly with gunshot wounds. the somali-based group has claimed responsibility for the attack. the school is only 90 miles from the somali border. al shabaab's extremists have struck kenya before. one of the worst attacks was in 2013 when militants rampaged through the upscale westgate shopping mall. trapped shoppers were asked to recite verses from the koran. anyone who couldn't was executed. the attack left 67 dead. tonight the kenyan government
named this man as the mastermind of the university attack. it placed the bounty of $217,000 on him. garissa university did send letters to the students warning of a possible attack, but it appears no additional security measures were taken. and although students were told they could go home campus life continued as normal. debora patta, cbs news, south africa. there's now apparent evidence that the hijacking by its co-pilot was premeditated. also the jet's flight data recorder has been recovered. prosecutors say andreas lubitz spent time online researching suicide methods and cockpit door security. investigators say he locked the capital out of the cockpit and then flew the jet into a mountain. last month's crash killed all 150 people on board. arkansas and indiana have
new religious freedom law this morning after lawmakers passed revised bills. governors in both states are applauding the measures and hope they've put an end to the uproar. adriana diaz reports. >> reporter: arkansas governor hutchinson signed his freedom bill thursday, the second attempt. a first draft was sent back after businesses like walmart and protesters including the governor's son said it could have allowed discrimination against gays. >> i think what's happened in the last few days is the best of our country, the best of our democracy we were able do this working together sometimes with some tension, but that tension produces a good result. >> reporter: indiana's lawmakers spent the day writing their bill which faced similar if not louder protests. after signing the amendment, governor mike pence tweeted there will be some who think it went too far, some who think it didn't go far enough. some of the people sharing that
same sentiment are in the lgbt community. they say gays need more protection from discrimination. mark shellenberger and john lamborn were married in indiana shortly after it became law here. >> we'd rather the folks have said this was a mistake and we're going to build from the ground up. >> reporter: some are pushing for a more discriminate law. adriana die yaez, cbs news, indianapolis. coming up on the "morning news," defying a boy scout ban. they hire the first open willing gay adult eagle lead jeer later, lost at sea for two months. one man's incredible survival story. this is the "cbs morning news." incredible survival story. this is the "cbs morning news." ted. aleve pm. the only one to combine a safe sleep aid... plus the 12 hour pain relieving strength of aleve. be a morning person again with aleve pm.
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after being lost at sea for 66 days, a sailor is back on dry land this morning. louis jordan's odyssey began in january when he left the south carolina marina and headed into the open waters of the atlantic. he was found along with his capsized sailboat thursday 200 miles from cape cat riis. he spoke with his family for the first time in two months. >> hey, dad. >> hey, louis. i haven't heard you in so long. >> father and son made contact by phone shortly after louis jordan was able to walk into the hospital under his own power. >> we prayed and prayed and hoped you were still alive. >> i was just praying about you because i was afraid you were crying and sad that i was dead and i wasn't dead. i wanted you guys --
>> we were. i thought i lost you. >> jordan was found thursday afternoon by a tanker ship. he was sitting on the hull of his capsized sailboat. the 37-year-old had not been heard from since january when he told family members he was going on a fishing expedition. he told the coast guard his mast broke and his electrical equipment was damaged. >> i was flying through the air somersaulting. and the ceiling was the floor and the floor was the ceiling. >> but jordan found a way to survive. >> he was also fishing with a net and collecting rainwater and so he was just rationing the food he had and making best of it. >> the coast guard searched for jordan for ten days but abandoned the search because he never told anyone where he was going. jordan was brought aboard the tanker and taken by the coast guard chopper to norfolk hospital.
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gadgets for a trial run. >> there's probably one that has everything i know. >> she wants to try i it out now so she doesn't have buyer's remorse later. jill wagner cbs news new york. in sports the college basketball, final four gets under way. this is duke coach mike krzyzewski's 12th final four appearance. for tom izzo it's his seventh. wisconsin plays undefeated kentucky. you can watch the championship game right here on cbs monday night. coverage begins at 8:30 eastern. and the classic comedy movie is getting the broadway treatment. >> it's groundhog day. >> "groundhog day" starring bill murray and andie macdowell is being adapted for the stage. it will be a musical. previews are set to begin in
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eccentric millionaire robert durst was in court thursday in new orleans. he faces a weapons charge for a gun that was found when he was arrested for a murder. he's confessed to that killing and two others in an hbo documentary. erin moriarty reports. >> reporter: robert durst's arrest last month was cut and dry. the fbi suspecting he was about to leave the country made their move first. but that's not how defense attorney dik deguerin sees it. >> it was illegal. it was not proper. they approached bob in the lobby of the marriott hotel and he was under arrest from that point on.
>> reporter: the defense describes this timeline. on march 14th at 3:00 in the afternoon the fbi detained durst. at 6:00 p.m. agents began to search his room. a .38 caliber gun and a coat hanging in his closet and marijuana in his luggage was seized. yet it was only around 2:00 the next morning that authorities applied for a search warrant for his hotel room. not only that the defense accused state police of intentionally misleading a judge on an application for an arrest warrant, making it appear the gun and marijuana were discovered after a valid search warrant was in hand. in court the assistant district attorney insisted the arrest was valid, but when attorneys for durst called the fbi agents and state investigators to the stand, no one appeared. the magistrate judge postponed the hearing and ordered the u.s. attorney's office to either produce the witnesses or in contempt. burton wouldn't comment but deguerin did. >> we want to be in court, hear
witnesses, cross-examine witnesses. i said to the court it sounds to me like they're trying to hide the ball. >> reporter: durst's attorneys are taking these state charges very seriously because there's a lot at stake. if durst were to be convicted on the state's weapon charges, he could be sentenced to 15 years in prison. when you're 72 and sick, that could be a life sentence. erin moriarty, cbs news, los in new orleans. >> evangelist robert schuller has died in california. he was the head of the crystal cathedral. schuler reached millions with his weekly "hour of power." he often preached in a purple flowing robe and aviator glasses. robert schuler was 88. coming up after your local news on "cbs this morning," reaction to the nuclear deal with iran. we'll hear from major garrett at the white house.
plus michigan factory works share a surprise bonus worth $6 million. we'll talk to them. and cbs sports' jim nantz has a preview of this weekend's ncaa final four. that's the "cbs morning news" for this friday. thanks for watching. i'm anne-marie. green. have a great day. -- captions by vitac -- www.vitac.com
people are taking off. good morning, everyone. friday, april 3. i'm michelle griego. >> hi, everyone. i'm frank mallicoat. happy friday indeed. it is 4:30 on the nose. and we kind of flip-flopped here. gianna is in for liz, liz is in for roberta. but we'll be playing ourselves today. okay. [ laughter ] >> good friday. everyone is a little confused. everyone is sleeping in today. we don't know what that's like. if you are waking up early with us, it's cold. that's the bottom line. it's a chilly start. you may see a little frost in some of your north bay valleys. very calm winds and 39 degrees in redwood city. 47 in concord. you know, once the afternoon hits, though, these temperatures will rebound real quickly. we'll see lots of sunshine, mild temperatures, 60s. then the low moves n if you like sun, enjoy it today because this is our last day for it for a while. clouds roll in saturday and we have rain chances for three days in a row.